The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 11 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.08% 3.03% 14.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 3.16% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 16
Median daily rate - £463 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +24.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44 95 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 91.67% 95.96% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 90
Median daily rate £370 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Cheltenham region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) EJB
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Java EE
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Gradle
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Hudson
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (33.33%) TDD

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Gradle
2 2 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) EJB
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Java EE
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) JSF
3 1 (16.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Lua
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) XPath
5 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP